Acting Chairman Paulsen Announces Hearing on Proposal to Reduce Child Deaths Due to Maltreatment
Congressman Erik Paulsen (R-MN), Acting Chairman of the Subcommittee on Human Resources of the Committee on Ways and Means, today announced that the Subcommittee will hold a hearing to discuss a bipartisan proposal to establish a commission tasked with developing recommendations for reducing child deaths due to maltreatment. The hearing will take place at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, December 12, 2012, in Room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building.
In view of the limited time available to hear from witnesses, oral testimony at this hearing will be from invited witnesses only. Witnesses will include experts on child abuse and neglect and child fatalities due to maltreatment. However, any individual or organization not scheduled for an oral appearance may submit a written statement for consideration by the Committee and for inclusion in the printed record of the hearing.